Every company is concerned about its reputation — for lots of good reasons. But we don’t talk much about the relationship between a company’s reputation and its success in public affairs.
When you’re coming under attack or facing criticism, sometimes no response is the best response.
Fear and nonstop media coverage of natural disasters, terrorism and epidemics like Ebola can lead people to believe the worst about the world. But in reality, leading scholars and authors argue, there’s much cause for optimism.
Life is full of risk. We face threats of terrorism, high unemployment, product recalls, pandemics, earthquakes and hurricanes. But why does the public become panicked or outraged about some threats while ignoring others?
The Internet promotes freedom of speech, but that doesn’t mean people think it’s wise to speak freely online. What are the implications for the public and private sectors around the world?